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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments
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The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for fu...
 

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Demand-driven Versus Traditional Materials Requirement Planning
Material requirements planning is a system that strives to plan replenishment just before a withdrawal from stock, which does not work in some manufacturing

create bill of materials  wavering demands from customers create too many demands on the inflexibility of traditional manufacturing methods. It is old news that optimizing within the four walls of the factory is no longer a workable solution, and while outsourcing may be seen as important in lowering the price of finished goods, it causes further problems by increasing lead times in a world where decreasing lead times are equally necessary to satisfy the customer. Further, manufacturing anything—from mobile phones and computers,

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments RFI/RFP Template

Financials, HR, Material Converting Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, and Product Technology Get this template

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Governance of Federated Business Models


During the last twenty years, businesses migrated from vertical integration to a virtual model, outsourcing all their non-core functions. This has created challenges in aligning the strategies and activities of all these functions dispersed across the supply chain, each in separate legal entities. The next phase of evolution to emerge is the "dynamic federation", or federated supply chain which is governed differently than both vertical and virtual businesses.

create bill of materials  enterprises—Telco, Logistics, Retail etc.—can create the platforms for these willing customers. Powerful mobility, auto-ID, and global liquid currencies make this level of flexibility easily achievable. The real alignment comes from serving the end customer. Those who can achieve this will succeed. This article is from Parallax View, ChainLink Research's on-line magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT professionals each month. Thought-provoking and actionable articles from ChainLink's Read More

Quoting and Costing for Multiple Units of Measure


A common need of plastics producers is real-time shop floor production monitoring. This serves many purposes, including tracking cycles on tools or machines, data collection, precision measurement, analysis and reporting, gage management, and material usage and labor tracking.

create bill of materials  quote letters and reports, create items in inventory and the BOM, run what if scenarios, and reuse or modify existing quotes. Although this is a necessity in almost all other manufacturing businesses, and although these capabilities have been well-supported by most enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, plastics producers especially benefit from a faster turnaround on quotes and more accurate cost comparison data, whereby the team can easily re-quote BOMs when additional orders are received for the Read More

SAP SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity


Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

create bill of materials  The idea is to create a core of product information, consistent with business data, combined with visual and business data analysis, and fully enabled for mobile delivery. In this context, visualization enables communication, data analysis facilitates better decision making, while mobility enables flexibility. Meet the Visual Enterprise SAP’s Visual Enterprise strategy is to enable better and faster decision making by combining 3D visual information with relevant data from the vast SAP Business Suite . Read More

The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor


CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) may not be a huge global player, but its enterprise resource planning solutions address a wide spectrum of supply chain management requirements, including customizable electronic data interchange functions, warehousing, distribution, and traceability features.

create bill of materials  course, one can still create serial numbers with no labels at all). Naturally, bar code labels can be generated from EDI requirements and scanned to create or verify a shipment and ASNs, as well as any additional shipping and invoicing documents that are automatically generated. Further, there is the option to send and receive serial (or master serial) numbers on ASNs. The use of serialized bar code labels in conjunction with individual material containers (whether for raw materials or ingredients, work Read More

The Impact of CRM and Sales Process: Monetizing the Value of Sales Effectiveness


To work through all the issues necessary to improve sales performance, executives have a number of options for leveraging people and knowledge. However, an area that shows significant potential for helping sales teams meet or exceed their goals is the effective alignment of sales process and technology. Executives looking to optimize performance should consider this approach to achieve their goals.

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Dynamic Best Practices of Vulnerability Management


Vulnerability management, the discovery of vulnerabilities and assessment of the risk to the network, is a critical part of both the security and business landscape that any company’s security team needs to understand and implement for long-term success. But companies that rely totally on signature-based defenses can be helpless against many threats. Find out how to reduce risks by identifying and eliminating weaknesses.

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Working Together in the New World of Work


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